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Thread: How to make an executable .jar file?

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    Default How to make an executable .jar file?

    I have my manifest file, I've used eclipse to export my .jar as an executeable, but when i double click it, it does nothing. I've tried making javaw.exe my default program to run the file. I've tried uninstalling all of my javas and reinstalling the newest one... I'm just all out of ideas. I've watched a million videos, but nothing is working...

    Help?

    P.S. It has to open on double click, so running from console is not helpful.


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    Default Re: How to make an executable .jar file?

    Try running it from console to see any error messages popping up.

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    Default Re: How to make an executable .jar file?

    Quote Originally Posted by bdennin View Post
    running from console is not helpful.
    Sure would make it easier to see the error messages I would think.

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    Default Re: How to make an executable .jar file?

    Quote Originally Posted by PhHein View Post
    Try running it from console to see any error messages popping up.
    Oh. I can run it from console fine.

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    Default Re: How to make an executable .jar file?

    Is it a console app by any chance, or does it have a GUI? The console will not automatically open when you double click a jar.
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    Default Re: How to make an executable .jar file?

    It does not have a GUI. Is there a way to make it open automatically on double click for a console app?

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